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Day By District: Faubourg Treme

Wondering how to fit a whole district into one day? Last month, we told you how to see the French Quarter in one day; this month, we explore Faubourg Treme.  This African-American-dominant neighborhood is the oldest in New Orleans, and was originally defined by its high population of free black people during the time of…

Coming Up: National Fried Chicken Festival

Try fried chicken every way you can think of! Did you know there is an entire 3 day festival devoted to southern fried chicken?  New Orleans has got you covered with the National Fried Chicken Festival, running from September 20th to the 22nd. Food The festival will be serving up, naturally, fried chicken.  But not…

Coming Up: Restaurant Week

Enjoy some of New Orleans’ best food across the city during Restaurant Week! Various restaurants will be offering prix-fixe menus featuring their best dishes so get lunch for less than $20 and dinner for less than $40, while tasting some things you might never have thought to order.  Well over 100 restaurants participate, so you’ll…

Coming Up: Southern Decadence

See the French Quarter in all of its flamboyant glory! Southern Decadence is one of the biggest NOLA events of the year, and it will be happening August 29th until September 2nd!  Known as “Gay Mardi Gras”, it’s a 5 day celebration that exemplifies the best and most over-the-top of New Orleans.  2019’s theme is…

Day By District: The French Quarter

Wondering how to see the best of every district while you’re in New Orleans? We’ve put together a guide so you can see the best of the best of the district in one day.  The French Quarter, the oldest neighborhood, is possibly the most famous area of New Orleans, especially considering it’s home to Bourbon…

Brunch And A Show

Brunch is great, but it’s even better when it’s paired with an entertaining stage show! The Country Club View this post on Instagram With the Cast at Country Clubs Drag Brunch with our Award for best Drag Brunch in New Orleans from the GAA's with Moanalot Fontaine, Gia GiaVanni, Coca Mesa, and Big Momma Lavuea….

Coming Up: Red Dress Run

If you like the color red, alcohol, and…thinking about running, New Orleans has the event for you! Hosted by the New Orleans Hash House Harriers, a “drinking club with a running problem”, the Red Dress Run will occur on August 10th, and it’s easy to participate.  Sign up at their website (the entry fee goes…

Brunch, NOLA-Style

After a night of enjoying New Orleans, you’re going to need some food when you wake up. Since no one likes to wake up early when they’re visiting, we rounded up some of the best places where you can enjoy a good ol’ Louisiana brunch before you venture around the city. Echo’s Pizza View this…

Coming Up: Bastille Day Block Party

Celebrate the city’s French past NOLA-Style! Bastille Day is a celebration of the French Revolution, in which the downtrodden poor overthrew a wealthy and selfish aristocracy, demanding fairer government.  In New Orleans, the Bastille Day Block Party is an evening party paying tribute to the city’s French roots after beginning as a festival that showed…

Coming Up: The Running Of The Bulls

If you’ve ever wanted to run with the bulls in Spain, New Orleans has an event you’re not going to want to miss! On July 13th, you’ll have the opportunity to run with some bulls through the streets of New Orleans, except these “bulls” are played by the Big Easy Rollergirls, complete with horns and…